Careers in Hair and Beauty

Careers in Hair and Beauty

Studying Hair and Beauty at Barnsley College will enable you to develop skills for a range of careers such as: Barber, Beauty Consultant, Hairstylist, Nail Technician, Salon Manager and Spa Therapist.

pathways_iconOur Hair and Beauty pathways.

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You will have access to facilities including salons, cutting stations, treatment rooms and industry-standard equipment.

All students have access to:

Student Profile

Sophie Smith

Hairdressing Level 2 Full-time

“The difference between school and College is you can just be yourself because everyone is here for the same thing – to learn. I would definitely recommend Barnsley College because the tutors are invested in your future and want you to succeed.”

North Nottingham College

Alumni Profile

Andrew Barton


“I’m really impressed with Barnsley College and how modern it’s facilities are. I would not have been able to progress in my career if it wasn’t for the skills I have learnt during my time at here.”

Celebrity Hairdresser

Reasons to join us at Barnsley College

Reason 1

You can let your creativity flow! You will develop your knowledge of hair styles, hair types and beauty techniques which will help you to become more creative and develop your skills further.

Reason 2

You will work with skilled tutors with years of first-hand experience, you’ll learn the skills, techniques and treatments used by current top stylists and therapists.

Reason 3

You will also benefit from inspiring talks, workshops and masterclasses from guest speakers.

Reason 4

We pride ourselves on delivering outstanding lessons to allow you to achieve, succeed and progress to new and exciting destinations. We offer Hair and Beauty courses from Level 1 to Level 4, which means that there is something on offer for those who are just starting their career as well as those who are looking to specialise.

Reason 5

There are over 40,000 hairdressing, barbering and beauty businesses in the UK, which means there is a big demand for trained hairdressers and beauticians – making it a great time to join this growing industry.